Having met at Stockholm’s Royal College of Music, English-born fiddler Bridget Marsden and Swedish accordionist Leif Ottosson developed their unique musical chemistry through a collaboration with celebrated storyteller Dominic Kelly. Their intrepid exploration of folk music’s imagery and narrative qualities creates a sumptuous mix of atmospheric improvisation, tight melody playing and filmic soundscapes. “Expressive, beautifully integrated and open music, original and from deep tradition” (fRoots)
Ayrshire fiddler/violinist Alastair Savage has straddled the folk and classical realms since childhood. A longtime member of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, he’s released several excellent trad-based recordings, most recently the wholly solo Alone With History, featuring venerable classic tunes alongside a few originals.